Beijing residents gasp for fresh air in the city of smog

March 4, 2015 10:57 AM

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Beijing residents gasp for fresh air in the city of smog

BEIJING (Reuters) - For years, Liu Ruiqiang put up with chronic smog in China's capital of Beijing, but he didn't want to take any chances when his daughter was born.

The salesman now carries a handheld pollution sensor everywhere. On days when air pollution reaches hazardous levels, his toddler daughter is confined to their home, where a pair of constantly whirring air purifiers make it safer to breathe.

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